MRI

“Mam, are you okay mam? Mam?” That left me out of trance. I take deep breathes, and say, “yes.. please continue.” Again, after a few minutes, the nurse asks me. “Mam, are you okay? Are you sure you are okay? Press the button if you need us. We’re right here. Just a few more minutes.. […]

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Rain

The sky is dark and the rain starts to pour, and I am not bothered because I am prepared. In this country, it is a must to always have an umbrella with you- rain or shine. But I curse myself as the bus stops and I realize that I have left mine just when I […]

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Unmasking the Masked: The Reality of Anxiety

My dear readers, this is a tale. Once upon a time, there was a young woman in her early 20s. She has achieved a lot in life- with her adventurous college years coming to end with her greatest achievement: with honors. She has worked hard enough to battle poverty to finally come to a place […]

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A Judgment of Character

The amazing thing about people is that time doesn’t really measure how much you know them. It’s confusing to see people you’ve known for years to become a stranger to you. Or someone you are with to somebody you used to know. It’s crazy to witness an unmasking of a fear you never really know […]

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Wanted: Hell Torturer

Satan gives you a personal tour of the place. You didn’t have much choice when he captured you for the job as the new torturer. You had been in the hospital, brain dead after a car accident. You aren’t religious, and never believed in an afterlife, so you screamed when he came for you, in […]

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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, There are a lot of questions in my head right now, and I can assume you ask yourself the same. Why is life so ironic? Why is everything complicated? Like for instance: If you ask someone about the color of the sky, they will intend to explain it in a most scientific way […]

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When Should I Trust? Who Should I Trust?

When should I trust? Who should I trust? Dear Friend, In a battle, a warrior must guide his own back. There is no one to fully trust, because sometimes, exposing your vulnerability will only mean danger for you. My friend, in a war where in you are left alone to fight for yourself and the […]

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Icarus and the Sun

I’ve tried to understand how our story went and now I know that our love is that of Icarus and the Sun too blinding, too risky, too deadly- it was meant to end as fast as it started. I am the blinding Sun you’ve yearned for years but you’ve forgotten you’re made of wax so […]

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